Almost every city and town in today’s Israel has a “Balfour Street”, named after Britain’s foreign secretary Lord Arthur Balfour who promised a “national home” for Jews in Palestine. Canadian Zionists, like their counterparts in many countries around the world, are organizing activities to commemorate the Centenary of the “Balfour Declaration’ and promote Israel in Canada. Read more….(more…)
Paul Heinbecker, a former Canadian ambassador to the UN, says the recent UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements is not just a personal fight between Obama, Netanyahu and Trump. It “reflects what the world thinks”, he says. Read more(more…)
Dr. Yousef Jabareen, MK (front right) in meeting with Omar Algebra, (front left) MP and Parliamentary Secretary to Hon. Stephane Dion. Dr. Jabareen met with think tanks, academics, officials and parliamentarians during a week-long visit to Canada. What did he learn? Read more.
Sixty nine years ago, on November 29th, 1947, the UN took a dramatic decision to “partition” historic Palestine into a “Jewish State” and an “Arab State”. The vote would have historic and tragic consequences that still shape our world. What do you know about that decision and Canada’s role in it? Here’s a test. (more…)